Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
How different was it to be raped by a suitor in 1747 than today? http://fb.me/ARxpVkpv
Problem: a smart article on how society's definition of rape has changed over the last three centuries needs to be compressed to 100 characters. Solution?
Who was the real Indiana Jones? http://ow.ly/5f0lk
If you're ever looking to play a joke on someone (preferably a gullible child), tell them how Indiana Jones and Sherlock Holmes are both based on Hosmer Greinke, a Canadian military hero and scientist. This is not true, but it is fun to tell people. Embellish his adventures and achievements as you see fit.
Scotch: A Pronunciation Guide -- http://trov.es/lS8iUR
This tweet prompted our best get-rich quick scheme of the week: The Slurred-Unimpaired Drinking Dictionary. Every rising college freshmen would buy a copy at Urban Outfitters, and we'd be millionaires.
Prince Philip at 90: what makes Britain's insult-prone Duke of Edinburgh so surly? http://thebea.st/lbUmrw
This is the second straight What The Tweet? to feature a potshot at 90-year-old Prince Philip's demeanor. If it happens again Monday, we're turning it into a trend piece.
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